What breed could this be........

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Showvol, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. Showvol

    Showvol Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 2 year old hen that I can't seem to figure out what she might be due to her comb type. She lays a nice large brown egg and has a much heavier frame than my RIR hen of the same age.

    Any guesses?

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  2. ProudNewChickenMommy86

    ProudNewChickenMommy86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT BUT... TO ME IT LOOKS LIKE A RIR X BLUE TYPE CHICKEN LIKE ORP MAYBE?? EITHER WAY SHE'S VERY PRETTY!!!
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    what kind of comb? Is it a rose comb? or a single at an odd angle?
     
  4. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks to be a cross between some red breed and likely a blue laced wyandotte. clearly some wyandotte there.
    interesting coloring
     
  5. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's a BLR Wyandotte cross too. I own BLR Wyandottes, but that looks like a cross. Very pretty though
     
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  6. Showvol

    Showvol Out Of The Brooder

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    ramirezframing; I was thinking she was more rose comb than pea or single comb. Her feathers are the same in texture as my RIR but she has the same build as my black australorps.

    smarsh & littlecreekfarm; Thanks for the info as I'm fairly new to this and I haven't seen any BLR Wyandottes in person to judge from. My son got her from a small breeder near Chattanooga and thought he was getting a RIR chick but obviously not.

    Proudnewchickenmommy86; I was leaning toward a cross with an Black Australorp due to size but she has little else in common with them.

    To all thanks for your help!
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    With a rose comb and the blue tail and what looks like lacing on the wing, I'd agree with the blrw cross. It was my first thought but I wasn't sure what the comb was.
     
  8. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This isn't a very good picture but here's one of my BLRW hens
     
  9. jobailey25

    jobailey25 Out Of The Brooder

    I have the same problem, I have one that looks similar to that one. but just a hint of black on the tail feathers and inner win[​IMG]g. Mine looks like the Buff orpington.
     
  10. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a BLRW crossed with a bit of RIR to me.
     

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